The inevitable departure of 'SNL' vet and Weekend Update host Seth Meyers has not yet befallen fans of the long-running sketch comedy series, though when Meyers leaves Saturdays behind for 'Late Night,' co-anchor Cecily Strong will not fly solo at the Weekend Update desk. 'SNL''s head writer Colin Jost has officially been selected to fill Meyers' seat, but is he up for the task?
Following the universal acclaim of last week's "Cooperative Polygraphy," NBC stalwart 'Community' will again brace for a big episode as Donald Glover says his goodbyes in "Geothermal Escapism." The first photos of the post-apocalyptic concept episode has arrived, along with a first look at 'Castle' star Nathan Fillion as a mysterious janitor in the weeks to come!
Just when you thought comedy icon Bill Cosby had retired, in spite of his recent "Far from Finished" stand-up (or sit-down) special on Comedy Central, the cultural icon and pudding magnate is at it again. The 76 year-old Cosby will return to NBC decades after 'The Cosby Show' for a new original family sitcom, to both star in and produce.
This past weekend's 'SNL' turn with Drake at the helm proved to be surprisingly effective, doubly so given all the new talent on display. But will 2014 continue on the same hot streak when 'The Wolf of Wall Street' star Jonah Hill makes his third hosting run, accompanied by musical guest Bastille? Find out in the first official profanity-laden promos for this coming weekend's all-new 'SNL'!
Among all the 'Hannibal' season 2 excitement of the past week, as NBC released its first spoilery trailer and photos of Bryan Fuller's darkly delicious returning drama, we knew that one casting announcement meant some major villains of Thomas Harris' literary Hannibal Lecter canon would be on their way. To wit, our Margot Verger has been found, courtesy of 'Being Human' star Katharine Isabelle!
Surprised though we were to see NBC updating horror classic 'Rosemary's Baby' as a TV miniseries, our interest went up a notch with the addition of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Zoe Saldana in the title role. Now, the cast continues to flesh out with 'Awake' and 'Harry Potter' baddie Jason Isaacs, as well as 'Suits' star Patrick J. Adams.
Just a few weeks' time will see the late night landscape dramatically shift, as 'Late Night' host Jimmy Fallon finally takes the 'Tonight Show' throne from Jay Leno, and 'SNL' veteran Seth Meyers joins 'Late Night' in his wake. Fallon has tapped cinema icon Will Smith and Irish rockers U2 for his inaugural 'Tonight Show' gig, but who will join Seth Meyers on the couch?
NBC's dreamily desolate 'Hannibal' served up fresh appetizers for its second season over the weekend with our first photos from the February 28 premiere, as well as a brief teaser snippet, but at long last, the main course has arrived. Preview 'Hannibal' season 2's shocking and bloody upsets with our first full trailer for Bryan Fuller's next chapter in the franchise!
'Parks and Recreation' and 'Community' may not be the strongest performers on Thursday nights, but remain among NBC's brightest jewels. To that end NBC president Bob Greenblatt has all-but-assured that 'Parks' will return for a seventh season later on this year, hinting at a strong possibility for 'Community''s renewal as well.
NBC's gamble in resurrecting the live TV musical paid off handsomely (for viewers and tweets, anyway), so the network has set their sights even higher. NBC will next look to adapt 'Peter Pan' as a live televised performance, and has also given a series order to 'Wizard of Oz' drama 'Emerald City,' and a pilot order for 'Grey's Anatomy' vet Katherine Heigl's CIA drama 'State of Affairs.'